Posted On: 03/23/19 7:18 PM

DeLaSalle won six state titles, slipped last year, but has earned gold once again with a Class AAA state final victory over Waseca 63-56.  

The Response.  A year ago Tyrell Terry had a chance to beat Columbia Heights at the end but turned the ball over ended a DeLaSalle run of six straight state titles.  After earning two state titles as an underclassmen it was Tyrell's goal to go out with the gold medal.  Jamison Battle transferred to DeLaSalle after his sophomore year at BSM.  This was his second year at DeLaSalle so this was his first title.  Jalen Travis, Kameron Givens, so many of these Islander players may have medals but they weren't in the rotation when they were won. Travis Bledsoe did not earn the title in the title in his first year either.  This entire group had something to prove as ghosts of past success hovered.  Those ghosts are all gone now as the Islanders picked up a win over a really nice Jays squad in the state title game. 

Game Changer, Inside & Out.  Jamison Battle came into the year known as a shooter with size but that's about where people stopped talking.  He's fantastic shooter,

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